Aneroid Sphygmomanometer (with stethoscope)
Knowing how to take someone's blood pressure is an essential skill, no matter if you're a nurse, doctor, or just looking to stay informed of your own health. But do you know how to use the right tools? In this article, we'll show you step-by-step instructions on how to use an aneroid sphygmomanometer with a stethoscope kit. Read on for more!
Measure scope: 0-300mmHg
Available in Nylon cuff or Cotton cuff
Available in with D-ring or without D-ring
Available in PVC bulb, PVC inflation system or latex bulb, latex inflation system.
Available in stop-pin or non-stop-pin.
Available in different colors of tubing and cuff.
Leatheroid zipped carrying case or Nylon carrying case Color box individual, 50pcs/CTN.
An aneroid sphygmomanometer is a device used to measure blood pressure, composed of an inflatable cuff to collapse and then release the artery under the cuff in a controlled manner, and a mercury or aneroid manometer to measure the pressure. The cuff is placed around the upper arm and inflated until it cuts off the circulation. At this point, the mercury manometer will show the systolic blood pressure, which is when the heart contracts and pumps blood into the arteries. The stethoscope is used to listen for Korotkoff sounds, which are created when the cuff deflates and blood flow starts again. The diastolic blood pressure, which is when the heart relaxes and fills with blood, is determined by when these sounds first appear.
An aneroid sphygmomanometer is a device used to measure blood pressure, composed of an inflatable cuff to collapse and release the artery under the cuff in a controlled manner, and a mercury or aneroid manometer to measure the pressure. The stethoscope is used to listen for Korotkoff sounds which indicate when the blood flow has resumed after the cuff's deflation. The first sound, systolic pressure, is heard when blood flow first resumes after cuff deflation. The second sound, diastolic pressure, is heard just before cuff inflation. In between these two sounds, there should be no Korotkoff sounds.
If you're using a stethoscope kit, you'll need to first assemble the aneroid sphygmomanometer. To do this, take the aneroid gauge and screw it into the inflation bulb. Next, attach the rubber tubing to the inflation bulb and screw on the air release valve. Now you're ready to use your stethoscope kit. First, inflate the cuff to about 180 mmHg. To do this, hold the inflation bulb in one hand and use your other hand to open the air release valve. Once the cuff is inflated, place the stethoscope head against your skin and listen for a pulse. Next, slowly release the air from the cuff until you can no longer hear a pulse. At this point, you've found your systolic blood pressure. To find your diastolic blood pressure, continue releasing air from the cuff until there's no sound at all. The reading on the aneroid gauge at this point is your diastolic blood pressure.
In addition to the aneroid sphygmomanometer and stethoscope, the kit includes a carrying case, instruction manual, and calibration tool. The carrying case is padded and has a handle for easy transport. The instruction manual provides clear, step-by-step instructions on how to use the aneroid sphygmomanometer and stethoscope. The calibration tool ensures accuracy of readings.
Assuming you have just purchased a new aneroid sphygmomanometer and stethoscope kit, here are some tips on how to keep it clean and well-maintained. To clean the aneroid sphygmomanometer, simply wipe it down with a soft, damp cloth. Be sure to avoid any harsh cleaners or chemicals, as these can damage the delicate mechanism. Once it is dry, store the aneroid sphygmomanometer in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight. The stethoscope should be cleaned after each use. Wash the earpieces and tubing with mild soap and water, then rinse thoroughly. Dry with a soft cloth before storing in a safe place. It is important to regularly check the stethoscope for any signs of wear or damage, as this can affect its performance. By following these simple steps, you can ensure that your aneroid sphygmomanometer and stethoscope kit will last for many years to come.